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Champagne flows as landslide democratic win puts pressure on Hong Kong leader

Champagne flows as landslide democratic win puts pressure on Hong Kong leader

Published 25/11/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s democrats scored a landslide majority in district council elections, which saw a record turnout after six months of anti-government [more…]

Pope voices concern over future energy as he comforts victims of Fukushima disaster

Pope voices concern over future energy as he comforts victims of Fukushima disaster

Published 25/11/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Pope Francis expressed concern about future energy sources as he comforted victims of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster on Monday, noting [more…]

Taylor Swift puts rancor aside, smashes all-time American Music Award record

Taylor Swift puts rancor aside, smashes all-time American Music Award record

Published 25/11/2019

(Reuters) - Taylor Swift took the high road as she won six American Music Awards on Sunday to surpass Michael Jackson’s all-time record, avoiding any [more…]

Factbox: What people in Hong Kong are saying about district council elections

Factbox: What people in Hong Kong are saying about district council elections

Published 25/11/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Here are comments from voters, politicians, activists and academics on Hong Kong’s district council elections, where pro-democracy candidates romped to a [more…]

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties take 390 of 452 district council seats: RTHK

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties take 390 of 452 district council seats: RTHK

Published 25/11/2019

(Reuters) - Hong Kong pro-democracy parties took 390 of 452 district council seats, or nearly 90%, local broadcaster RTHK said on Monday, a day after [more…]

Media mogul Bloomberg enters U.S. presidential race, takes aim at Trump

Media mogul Bloomberg enters U.S. presidential race, takes aim at Trump

Published 25/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire media mogul Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of America’s largest city, jumped into the race for the Democratic U.S. presidential nomination [more…]

Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying, defends use of Giuliani

Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying, defends use of Giuliani

Published 24/11/2019

By Lisa Lambert, Steve Holland and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday accused a witness in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of [more…]

Ex-Trump ally Bolton says Twitter account ‘liberated’ from White House control

Ex-Trump ally Bolton says Twitter account ‘liberated’ from White House control

Published 23/11/2019

By Katie Paul, Jonathan Landay and Steve Holland SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton said on Friday [more…]

KAPOW! Original Batman and Robin costumes to go under the hammer

KAPOW! Original Batman and Robin costumes to go under the hammer

Published 22/11/2019

(Reuters) - A pair of Batman and Robin outfits, described as the only known complete costumes worn on the 1960s television show, is going up [more…]

Marking 40 years, Simple Minds say touring ‘keeps us going’

Marking 40 years, Simple Minds say touring ‘keeps us going’

Published 22/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Forty years since releasing their debut album, Scottish rock band Simple Minds have no plans to slow down just yet, saying life [more…]